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War diaries

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

A. C. Roycroft papers

Identifier: MSS-1213
Abstract Papers of a Confederate Army officer and Northport, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama resident, including his diary from the final months of the Civil War.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1866 - 1884

Thomas Wade Herren Papers

Identifier: MSS-4154
Overview Papers, correspondence, and photographs documenting the life and military career of Lieutenant General Thomas W. Herren of Dadeville, Alabama
Dates: 1942-1985

James Heyward North Diary

Identifier: MSS-1056
Abstract A copy of the 1861 diary written by a former U.S. Navy officer who sided with the Confederacy. It describes his efforts to acquire ships and position coast defenses, and his travels to Ireland, London and Paris. The original is in the University of North Carolina Southern Historical Collection, Chapel Hill.
Dates: 1861

Nathaniel C. Kenyon Diary

Identifier: MSS-0809
Abstract Contains a photocopy of a typescript of the diary this Union officer with the 11th Illinois Infantry kept from before and during his capture in Tennessee. He provides fairly detailed descriptions of life as a prisoner of war in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and other southern cities.
Dates: 1862 - 1865

Charles Henry Snedeker diary

Identifier: MSS-1301
Abstract Transcript of a diary created by a Union soldier who served in Company H of the 124th Regiment of the Illinois Infantry and mustered out in 1865.
Dates: 1863-1865

Paul Turner Vaughn diary

Identifier: MSS-1496
Abstract Civil War diary of a soldier from Marengo County, Alabama. It contains entries describing camp life, marching, and fighting in Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Georgia; including the Battles of Gettysburg, Chickamauga, and Lookout Mountain.
Dates: 1863-1864